Coronavirus test centres in India

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans.

Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

Any person who suspects COVID-19 infection or has been screened with telling symptoms such as respiratory illness and dry cough with fever, can get tests done at any of these laboratories in India. The health ministry has designated 62 testing sites for coronavirus aross India.

Here’s a complete list of the test centres across the country:

Andhra Pradesh

1. Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati
2. Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

1. GMC, Anantapur, AP
2. Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar

Assam

1. Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati
2. Regional Medical Research Center, Dibrugarh

Bihar

1. Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna
Chandigarh
1. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

Chhattisgarh

1. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Raipur

Delhi-NCR

1. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Delhi
2. National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi

Gujarat

1. BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
2. M.P.Shah Government Medical College, Jamnagar

Haryana

1. Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Inst. of Med. Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana
2. BPS Govt Medical College, Sonipat

Himachal Pradesh

1. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
2. Dr.Rajendra Prasad Govt. Med. College, Kangra, Tanda, HP

Jammu and Kashmir

1. Sher-e- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar
2. Government Medical College, Jammu

Jharkhand

1. MGM Medical College, Jamshedpur

Karnataka

1. Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore
2. National Institute of Virology Field Unit Bangalore
3. Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, Mysore
4. Hassan Inst. of Med. Sciences, Hassan, Karnataka
5. Shimoga Inst. of Med. Sciences, Shivamogga, Karnataka

Kerala

1. National Institute of Virology Field Unit, Kerala
2. Govt. Medical College, Thriuvananthapuram, Kerala
3. Govt. Medical College, Kozhikhode, Kerala

Madhya Pradesh

1. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Bhopal
2. National Institute of Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH), Jabalpur

Meghalaya

1. NEIGRI of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya

Maharashtra

1. Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur
2. Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai

Manipur

1. J N Inst. of Med. Sciences Hospital, Imphal-East, Manipur

Odisha

1. Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneswar

Puducherry

1. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research,

Punjab

1. Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab
2. Government Medical College, Amritsar

Rajasthan

1. Sawai Man Singh, Jaipur
2. Dr. S.N Medical College, Jodhpur
3. Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan
4. SP Med. College, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Tamil Nadu

1. King’s Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai
2. Government Medical College, Theni

Tripura

1. Government Medical College, Agartala

Telangana

1. Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad

Uttar Pradesh

1. King’s George Medical University, Lucknow
2. Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
3. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh

Uttarakhand

1. Government Medical College, Haldwani

West Bengal

1. National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata
2. IPGMER, Kolkata

According to the Department of Health Research, the disease COVID-19 is primarily reported in individuals with a travel history to affected countries or those who are in close contact with infected individuals. In India, there is no community transmission yet. Hence, not everyone needs to be tested.

Also See: Difference between Quarantine, Isolation, Lockdown, Curfew, and Social Distancing

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